Christoph-Mathias Mueller is the winner of the OPUS Klassik Award 2020 as well as the Echo Klassik Award 2017.
The Swiss conductor, born in Peru in 1967, grew up in Switzerland. He studied violin in Basel and later earned his Master of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He has lived in Germany for many years and works from there all over the world. Since 2021, Christoph-Mathias Mueller is the Artistic Director of the highly respected Murten Classics summer festival in Switzerland, and he has been appointed professor of orchestral conducting at the Zurich University of the Arts from the fall of 2022 onwards.